The CN Pokegama to Proctor transfer pulling into Proctor yard.
I narrowly beat the train from Waverley to here as L511 pulls past the fading brick building of Maritime Paper. The loaded gypsum train is under a mile away from Wright's Cove.
Having just diverged from the Bedford Sub onto the Dartmouth Sub, L511 is beginning the slight roller coaster ride to Dartmouth proper. Seen here passing a small lake with some ice in the foregro... (more)
Even though there is no snow, it is January, and the air still very much so has a bite to it. L511 is seen with an interesting leader for these parts rockets through Hants County with loads of gyp... (more)
With work completed at Wright's Cove, the crew heads back to Dartmouth Yard with the light power from L511.
With some possible rainclouds hanging overhead, a sucker hole appears as L511 with loads approaches the switch to diverge onto the Dartmouth Subdivision and head for Wright's Cove. Some dying fal... (more)
After being held out at Mile 7 of the Dartmouth Sub waiting for L505 to clear, L511 is on the move again approaching the crossing at Wright Avenue. Maritime Paper can be seen in the background.
L511 is just under two miles into the journey winding up and down the Dartmouth Sub, passing the approach Signal for Windsor Junction. So nice to finally shoot this thing in sun!
Having just diverged onto the Dartmouth Sub, the loaded gypsum train rolls onward, as the crew is just under 10 miles away from the destination of Wright's Cove.
As the local gypsum turn heads back east to the destination of Wright's Cove, they coat Hants County in a cloud of gypsum dust at 54 MPH!
A pair of EJ&E SD38-2's lead the old Long West through Joliet, bound for switching points at Eola, West Chicago and Spaulding.
L511 (N21) has been a nocturnal train lately, however, it departed the yard today at 15:00, allowing the winter sunshine to beautifully bathe this classic, pair of EJ&E SD38-2's.
On an early Tuesday morning, the N21 highballs south through Crest Hill, almost home to Joliet.
The devil unit, EJ&E SD38-2 666 arrives in Joliet with N21.
CN SD40u 6011 leads N21 through Crest Hill. CN power is beginning to invade the EJ&E trains.